Behind-the-Wheel, No Cost Training Offers Teens Advanced Safe Driving Skills
MANHEIM, Pa., July 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - As part of its commitment to support local community efforts, Manheim Pennsylvania Auto Auction will once again host Be Responsible and Keep Everyone Safe (B.R.A.K.E.S.), a safe driving course geared toward teens, on July 23 and 24. Two four-hour sessions featuring hands-on defensive driving education for nearly 160 teens throughout Lancaster County will be offered each day from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
As part of its commitment to drive innovation and entrepreneurship, Cox Enterprises is launching Techstars Atlanta, an accelerator program for technology startups. Techstars is a global entrepreneur ecosystem that boosts entrepreneurs' early stage business and product development efforts through focused education, mentorship and funding.
Located at Ponce City Market, Techstars Atlanta will annually select a group of startups to participate in a 90-day program to help them accelerate their businesses.
ATLANTA, July 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Cox Enterprises today announced that Jon Gamble is being promoted to assistant vice president of benefits, effective immediately. He reports to Cody Partin, vice president of benefits, compensation and human resources technology services.
New roles support company’s long-standing commitment to conservation and environmental leadership
ATLANTA, July 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ -Cox Enterprises today announced expanded sustainability roles for Huiet Joseph and Evelyn Bolden, effective immediately. Both individuals report to Keith Mask, assistant vice president of environmental sustainability, and work on the company’s national Cox Conserves sustainability program.
July 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ - ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain, is pleased to announce a $100,000 grant from the James M. Cox Foundation in support of its early learning science initiative Champ Lane. ECHO’s Champ Lane is a 2,200 square-foot exhibit and classroom designed to support early learners, educators and caregivers. The exhibit will serve as the platform for development of the critical STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) early learning focused curriculum.
Recognition Highlights Commitment to the Advancement of Women in the Automotive Industry
ORLANDO, Fla., June 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Cox Automotive™ awarded its inaugural Breakthrough Leader of the Year Award to Susan Cafiero, a sales representative for Avalon Honda, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to the automotive industry. Avalon Honda, part of the Burns-Kull Automotive Group, has been serving south New Jersey since 1970.
Awards program to honor environmental volunteers, donate $20,000 to local nonprofits
Boston, June 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ — FOX25, in partnership with The Trust for Public Land, today launched Boston’s 2016 Cox Conserves Heroes to honor local environmental volunteers. Nominations are being accepted now through July 25 at myfoxboston.com for volunteers in FOX25’s viewership area who are creating, preserving or enhancing outdoor spaces. Nominee activities must be performed on a volunteer basis and may not be part of one’s paid job.
Cox Communications and Manheim solar arrays annually reduce more than 1,700 tons of carbon
Las Vegas, June 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – At a dedication event held today, Cox Enterprises announced the completion of solar projects at its Cox Communications facility in Las Vegas and its Manheim Nevada facility in North Las Vegas. Combined, the solar installations annually prevent more than 1,700 tons of carbon from entering the environment. The installations produce 1,523 kW of clean energy, equivalent to the amount needed to power 238 homes.
ATLANTA, June 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Food Well Alliance is celebrating the completion of its first full year of connecting stakeholders and elevating Atlanta’s local food movement. To support the organization’s continued development, the James M. Cox Foundation announced a $3.75 million grant. This grant builds upon previous support that helped establish Food Well Alliance in 2015.
Food Well Alliance is a convener, grantmaker and promoter for the growing number of organizations in Atlanta that build healthier communities through local food.
Company seeks to send zero waste to landfill and become carbon and water neutral through Cox Conserves program
World Environment Day took place yesterday. At Cox Enterprises, we're continuing to celebrate it today and every day through Cox Conserves. We launched our national sustainability program in 2007 and have invested more than $100 million in sustainability and conservation initiatives since that time. Cox seeks to create positive environmental change in our communities by operating in ways that reduce our impact and inspire our employees, customers, suppliers and partners.